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[audio]Jerry Tucker on UAW Contracts 07 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
Jerry Tucker is a former director of Region 5 of the United Auto Workers union (UAW), former International Executive Board member, and was one of the leaders of the New Directions reform movement in the UAW. He is the co-founder of the Center for Labor Renewal. In this interview, Jerry Mead-Lucero of Labor Express Radio talks with Tucker about the 2007 contract negotiations between the UAW, GM, Chrysler & Ford...
Keywords: labor; union; worker; UAW; United Auto Workers; GM; Ford; Chrysler; auto; labor express; justice; strike; rights; jerry tucker; jerry mead-lucero; center for labor renewal; new directions
Downloads: 101
[audio]Labor Express for 7-19-09 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 7-19-09 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On this episode we take a look at the democracy movement in Iran, the role of the working class in that movement, hopes for change after the fraudulent elections of June 09, and how people in the U.S. can support the Iranian democracy movement with Kaveh Ehsani, assistant professor of international studies at DePaul University. Ehsani is one of the editors of the Middle East Report, a monthly print and online journal produced b...
Keywords: labor; union; worker; justice; rights; democracy; Iran; Jerry Mead-Lucero; Kaveh Ehsani; elections
Downloads: 9
[audio]LE11-4-07 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 11-4-07 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Coverage of this years Teamsterâs for a Democratic Union (TDU) convention, including interviews with TDU National Steering Committee memberâs Frank Halsted and Nichelle Fulmore, Labor Notes editor Chris Kutalik, and newly elected International Longshoremanâs Association (ILA) Local 1588 Sectetary Treasurer, Tony Perlstein.
Keywords: TDU; Teamsters; ILA; Labor Notes; labor; union; worker; rights; justice; Labor Express; Jerry Mead-Lucero; reform
Downloads: 34
[audio]LE10-28-07 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 10-28-07 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Interviews with Chrysler workers at the Belvidere, IL. assembly plant as the voted on a new contract. Live in studio appearance of Richard Berg, President elect of Teamsters Local 743. After years of fighting the corrupt old guard, the reformers swept the recent 743 elections.
Keywords: labor; union; worker; rights; justice; organizing; Labor Express; Jerry Mead-Lucero; Teamsters; Local 743; UAW; Chrysler
Downloads: 17
[audio]LE10-14-07 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 10-14-07 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On this episode Gregg Shotwell - GM worker, member of Local 1753 of the UAW, and a leader in the Soldiers of Solidarity (SOS)- and Jerry Tucker - former director of Region 5 of the United Auto Workers union (UAW) and co-founder of the Center for Labor Renewal, critique the new contracts between the UAW, and the big three U.S. auto companies...
Keywords: labor; union; worker; UAW; United Auto Workers; GM; Ford; Chrysler; auto; labor express; justice; strike; rights; jerry tucker; jerry mead-lucero; center for labor renewal; new directions; SOS; Soldiers of Solidarity; gregg shotwell
Downloads: 23
[audio]SocorroLeos1 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
Interview with Socorro Leos of MIRA!(Mississippi Immigrant Rights Alliance) about the struggles of workers in Pascagoula, MS. post-Katrina, and the conditions faced by guest workers in the shipyards of the Gulf Coast.
Keywords: immigrant; workers; labor; justice; katrina; Pascagoula; Mississippi; mira; labor express; gulf coast; jerry; mead-lucero; socorro; leos
Downloads: 33
[audio]LE11-18-07 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 11-18-07 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Interview with Nathan Wilmers & Sarah Jankowski of Students Organizing United with Labor (SOUL) about there efforts to support campus workers, members of Teamsters Local 743, in their struggle for a fair contract. Also, an Interview with National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities (NALACC) executive director Oscar Chacon at the NALACC National Leadership Assembly in Cincinnati Ohio.
Keywords: labor; union; worker; rights; justice; organizing; Labor Express; Jerry Mead-Lucero; NALACC; SOUL; University of Chicago; Teamsters; Local 743; students
Downloads: 117
[audio]LE10-7-07 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 10-7-07 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On this episode we talk with Stewart Acuff, National Organizing Director of the AFL-CIO, about the state of the AFL-CIO and of the labor movement in general, 2 years since the historic 50th Anniversary convention of the federation which resulted in the split that formed the competing Change To Win coalition of unions. This is part one of our two part interview with Acuff...
Keywords: labor; union; worker; rights; justice; AFL-CIO; Change to Win; Stewart Acuff; organizing; Labor Express; Jerry Mead-Lucero
Downloads: 60
[audio]Labor Express for 4-19-09 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 4-19-09 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On Wednesday in Gary IN., employees of Edgewater Systems for Balanced Living, a community mental health clinic, who are members of Teamsters Local 743, held a rally in front of the center. The workers are currently in contract negotiations and are frustrated with management’s unwillingness to budge on wages, safety concerns and staffing levels...
Keywords: labor; union; worker; rights; justice; Labor Express; Jerry Mead-Lucero; race; racism; steelworkers; Chicago; Teamsters; Local 743; Richard Berg; Charles Gilyard
Downloads: 36
[audio]LE2-24-08 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 2-24-08 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. The newest phase in the Chicago Board of Education's (CBE) Renaissance 2010 plan (an effort to privatize 10% of Chicago's Public Schools) involves the closing of 19 more schools. Interview with education reform activist George Schmidt about this CBE decision and the voices of students and parents of schools that will be closed. Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only English language labor news and current affairs program...
Keywords: labor; union; worker; rights; justice; teachers; students; chicago teachers union; ctu; Labor Express; Jerry Mead-Lucero; Chicago; education; schools; privatization; public; George Schmidt; public schools; board of education
Downloads: 31
[audio]LE2-10-08 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 2-10-08 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. When UAW Local 3520 members at Freightliner, a truck manufacturer in Cleveland North Carolina, resisted company demands that they accept a concessionary contract, UAW International officials attacked their own members rather than support their efforts to combat concessions. The Freightliner 5 are Local 3520 leaders who have had to fight both the company and UAW officialdom in their effort to represent the membership of their lo...
Keywords: freightliner 5; cleveland 5; labor; unions; uaw; united auto workers; workers; concessions; north carolina; jerry mead-lucero; mead-lucero; labor express; Freightliner
Downloads: 14
[audio]Gregg Shotwell UAW Contracts 07 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
Greg Shotwell is a GM worker, a member of Local 1753 of the UAW, and a leader in the Soldiers of Solidarity (SOS) organization within the UAW. SOS seeks to end the concessionary cooperation with management that typifies the UAW leadership in recent years and to stem the decline of wages, working conditions and benefits for auto workers by pushing for a militant fight back strategy against the boss...
Keywords: labor; union; worker; UAW; United Auto Workers; GM; Ford; Chrysler; auto; labor express; justice; strike; rights; gregg shotwell; jerry mead-lucero; SOS; Soldiers of Solidarity
Downloads: 162
[audio]Labor Express For 5-31-09 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 5-31-09 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Is the U.S. government helping bust the United Auto Workers Union (UAW)? What responsibility does the UAW have for the dire straits auto workers now find themselves in? What is the future for the U.S. auto industry and the UAW? All of this and more is discussed with Gregg Shotwell, retired GM/Delphi worker and founder of the Soldiers of Solidarity, a network of auto worker activist who have sought to fight the UAW’s concessio...
Keywords: labor; union; worker; UAW; United Auto Workers; GM; Ford; Chrysler; auto; labor express; justice; strike; rights; gregg shotwell; jerry mead-lucero; SOS; Soldiers of Solidarity
Downloads: 15
[audio]LE11-25-07 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 11-25-07 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Part 1 of our focus on the Chicago Committee Against No Match Letters and the ICE Raid Rapid Response Network. In this episode, Mark Meinster of the United Electrical Workers Union (UE) talks about the 1-888-Dignidad hotline and their strategy to fight the use of no-match letters by employers to intimidate immigrant workers.
Keywords: UE; United Electrical Workers; Mark Meinster; labor; union; worker; rights; justice; organizing; Labor Express; Jerry Mead-Lucero; 1-888-dignidad; rapid response network; no-match; immigrant
Downloads: 57
[audio]Labor Express for 2-22-09 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 2-22-09 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. This episode is part of a series looking at the top 6 demands the labor movement is making of the new Obama administration. Passage of the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) is clearly the number one priority for organized labor. Some of the country’s highest ranking labor leaders attended a Feb. 17th rally for passage of EFCA in Chicago...
Keywords: labor; union; worker; rights; justice; AFL-CIO; Change to Win; Labor Express; Jerry Mead-Lucero; Employee Free Choice Act; EFCA; Anna Burger; John Sweeney; Terence O’Sullivan, Laborers, Chicago
Downloads: 12
[audio]LE12-9-07 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 12-9-07 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Part 2 of our focus on the Chicago Committee Against No Match Letters and the ICE Raid Rapid Response Network. In this episode, Tim Bell of the Chicago Workers Collaborative talks about the no-match crisis and efforts to make Chicago a no-match letter, ICE raid free zone. Also, Emmanuel Castro talks about his struggle against no-match firings at Utility Concrete Products in Morris IL., and the initial reluctance of his union, L...
Keywords: labor; union; worker; rights; justice; organizing; Labor Express; Jerry Mead-Lucero; Chicago Committee Against No Match Letters; rapid response network; immigrant; ICE; Chicago Workers Collaborative; Emmanuel Castro; Tim Bell; Laborers Local 25
Downloads: 36
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